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  • Ad Softness Crimps CBS 2Q Results

    CBS said second-quarter net income fell 3.9%, as advertising softness resulted in revenue shortfalls at three of its major segments during the period. The company said revenue fell about 5.3% - to $3.17 billion from $3.39 billion - as its entertainment...
  • 'Let's Be Cops' Campaign Feeds Twitter Blurbs Into TV Ads (Exclusive)

    Who needs critics? 20th Century Fox is pulling upbeat bon mots from Twitter about "Let's Be Cops" -- the goofy buddy-cop comedy picture that bows Aug. 13 -- into TV ads shortly after the tweets are posted. The studio is working with social-media...
  • FCC to Consider Whether to Expand Political Ad Disclosure Rules

    The FCC is fielding comments on whether to require that cable and satellite systems post information about political advertising to the commission's online database. In 2012, the FCC started requiring major TV broadcasters to post such information...
  • Fin-tastic: Shark Week episode focuses on Florida hammerhead legend

    Fin-tastic: Shark Week episode focuses on Florida hammerhead legend
    The legend of Old Hitler continues. That's the 24-foot-long hammerhead shark that is said to have roamed the waters of Florida coasts for 60 years. Discovery Channel has an episode dedicated to the shark during the network's summer series Shark Week,...
  • Obama strikes a blow against the scourge of forced arbitration

    Little noticed in coverage of President Obama's signing of the Fair Play and Safe Workplaces executive order July 31 was a provision that has been called "one of the most important positive steps for civil rights in the last 20 years." The statement...
  • Viacom Claims Cablevision Engaged in Fraud in Pact for Channel Carriage

    Viacom is claiming that Cablevision's 2012 negotiations for carriage of its cable networks were a "complete sham" and is asking a federal judge to void an agreement that gives the cable operator rights to carry MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, BET and...
  • Royal Caribbean expands fast Internet to more ships

    Royal Caribbean expands fast Internet to more ships
    More cruise ship passengers can expect Internet service like they're used to at home. Beginning this fall, passengers aboard select Royal Caribbean International ships will be able to plug into a faster satellite-based Internet service powered by global...
  • NCAA takes a major hit as federal judge rules in athlete amateur case

    A federal judge here dealt a major blow Friday to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses "unreasonably...
  • Senators Propose Letting Cable Customers Decide Which TV Stations They Want

    Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) and Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) are proposing that subscribers to cable and satellite services be allowed to choose which broadcast channels they want to pay for as part of their multichannel package. Their proposal was met...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/10 log (updated Saturday AM)

    7 a.m.    Soccer: Exhibition: Borussia Dortmund at Liverpool.--NBCSN 9 a.m.    NFL preseason: Green Bay at Tennessee (d.).--NFL Net. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 10 a.m.   ...
  • NCAA will appeal ruling in Ed O'Bannon antitrust case

    Two days after losing a major antitrust case in federal court, the NCAA announced Sunday it would appeal the decision, which challenges its long-standing definition of amateurism in college sports. "We remain confident that the NCAA has not violated...